Browsing All posts tagged under »easter«

Carrot Cakes

March 21, 2016

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I had fun making these cakes for this month’s Center Parcs blog. I’ve wanted to share these mini carrot cakes with you for a while. It’s a failsafe recipe and they are very moist and moreish, especially with the tangy cream cheese frosting. Instead of my usual standby of making cakes and sticking mini eggs on […]

Chocolate Popcorn

April 8, 2012

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Oh, I almost forgot. Here is my vague nod towards Easter chocolatiness. Fresh popcorn, drizzled with melted white chocolate, sprinkled with ‘hundreds and thousands’, a pinch of salt and Cadbury’s mini eggs. Good for Easter weekend movie viewing. Happy Easter.

Hot Crosses and Big Buns

April 24, 2011

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"24 BUNS! What am I going to do with 24 buns?" I asked myself. I didn't know the answer so I decided to make 8 chunky buns and a huge loaf sized one.

Crazy Frosting

April 3, 2011

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I’m a bit of a sucker for trying something that sounds like it can’t possibly work. This ‘frosting’ fell into that category as it starts with a cup of milk and 5 tablespoons of flour…being cooked up in a pan. Now, I’ll grant you, that doesn’t feel like the start of one of the dreamiest toppings. […]

Cake Pops

April 2, 2010

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I defy anyone to see a picture of a cake pop and not be a bit intrigued. What’s in them? How do you make them? Can I have one? I had seen these on FoodGawker and was itching to have a go. The School Spring Fair seemed like a good enough reason. Surely small children at a […]

Easter Goodies

March 31, 2010

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As well as my normal home baking recently there has been a lot of cake: Here are some of the things I have made so far on the run up to the Easter break. None of the traditional simnel cake or hot cross buns from me due to my dislike of orange peel and marzipan. […]